Mexican Quinoa Bowl Meal Prep | What’s for Din’? | Gluten Free | Vegan Option
MEXICAN QUINOA BOWL MEAL PREP by Courtney Budzyn from What’s for Din’?
This Meal Prep bowl is super easy to make with only a few ingredients.
This recipes is naturally Gluten Free.
You can easily add vegetable stock or water to make this Vegan. & you could add your favorite Vegan Chicken substitute or leave it out all together.
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| Ingredients |
2 Tablespoons Olive Oil
3 Cloves Garlic, Minced
1 Onion, Diced
2 Jalapenos, Seeded and Minced
1 Cup Quinoa, Rinsed
1 Cup Chicken Stock
1 (15 Ounce) Can Black Beans, Drained and Rinsed
1 (14. Ounce) Can Fire Roasted Diced Tomatoes
1 Cup Frozen Corn
Juice of 1 Lime
2 Teaspoons Chili Powder
½ Teaspoon Cumin
½ Teaspoon Cayenne Pepper
Salt and Pepper to Taste
Cubed Avocado and Parsley for Serving
3 Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts
1 Teaspoon Chili Powder
1 Teaspoon Garlic Powder
1 Teaspoon Oregano
| Instructions |
Heat olive oil in large skillet over medium high heat. Add onion and jalapeno and cook until softened. About 3 minutes. Add garlic and cook until fragrant, about 1 minute.
Add black beans, tomatoes, corn, quinoa, chicken stock, chili powder, cayenne, cumin, and lime juice.
Season to taste with salt and pepper and stir.
Bring to a low simmer and reduce heat to medium low. Simmer for 20 minutes with the lid on stirring occasionally.
Season chicken on both sides with chili powder, garlic powder, oregano, salt and pepper. Cook on a hot grill until the internal temperature reaches 165°F. Cut into slices and add to Mexican quinoa.
Serve with diced avocado and fresh parsley.
MACROS WITH CHICKEN
11g FAT | 28g CARBS | 30g PROTEIN
MACROS WITHOUT CHICKEN:
8g FAT | 28g CARBS | 6g PROTEIN
STORAGE & REHEATING
1. This meal will be fine in the fridge for 5 days.
2. This meal is perfect to eat cold.
2. You can freeze all the meals you will not eat within that time.
3. If you decide to freeze them they will last for 3 months. Take the meal out of the freezer the night before you plan to eat and place in fridge to thaw.
4. Once thawed, reheat in the oven or saute pan for a few minutes or put in your Hot Logic!
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